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Credit-Land research is organized into four key areas including credit card reviews, informative guides, fact-filled infographics, and in-depth studies. The three most recent studies in each category are highlighted below. You can click through at the bottom of each section to find the full collection of research available.

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How the Fed Rate Rise Impacts Credit Cards

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Recently, the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark rate by a quarter percentage point, as a result, you could see a rise of the interest rates on your credit cards by 0.25%. That was the first hike of the key rate in 2017 and the Fed expects to make two further rate rises this year.
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Top 5 Credit Card Offers For Those With Excellent Credit

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Do you have excellent credit? If so, banks are actively looking to win you as a new credit card customer by offering some unprecedented deals. Although banks have been more careful about acquiring customers with questionable credit since the 2008 Financial Crisis, they are now fighting harder than ever ...
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Interest Free Credit Cards: Pay No Interest Until 2019

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Carrying a balance on a credit card is wasting your money on interest fees. It is easy to avoid interest payments on purchase transactions by paying off the entire card balance by the due date each month. But what to do if you are already carrying some balance and cannot pay it off right away? The Decision ...
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Dashlane: Password Management and Shopping Ease in One Simple Product

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Are you terrible at remembering passwords? Are you so terrible, in fact, that you often use the same one for multiple websites? If so, you’re not alone.
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SoFi Making Lending Social

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Since 2011 SoFi, a San Francisco based online lending company, took the lending industry by storm, when they became the first online lender giving people access to affordable student loan refinancing.
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Affirm: A ‘Friendly’ Credit Alternative

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In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." His statement holds true even today - especially when it comes to personal finance tools such as credit cards.
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Hurricane Sandy’s Path: Damages and Bank Donations

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Hurricane Sandy left devastation in her wake. This infographic traces the path of the storm, the damages, and the donations by big banks stacked up against what they earned last quarter.
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The Dos and Don’ts of Credit Card Debt

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The economy might be on the mend, but many Americans are still knee deep in debt from the effects of the recession. Credit card debt is one of the biggest problems for households struggling to get back on their feet financially. Here’s an overview of how credit card debt is affecting the average ...
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Stop Paying Interest on Debt with a Balance Transfer Credit Card in Three Steps

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If you’re struggling to pay off credit card debt, transferring the balance on your high-interest credit card to a new, zero-interest or low interest credit card is one of the smartest financial moves you can make. Transferring your credit card balance with a balance transfer offer could have you debt-free ...
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Up, Up, and Away: Flying Free With Frequent-Flyer Rewards Credit Cards

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With so many different frequent flyer rewards credit cards out there, it seems there are even more rules about how and when you can earn and redeem the miles or points they offer – and what’s the difference between a mile and a point, anyway? Credit-Land.com gives you a key to the frequent-flyer map and ...
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2012 Best Payment Method Study for Back to School Shopping

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Many people don't realize that simply using the right credit card can save them a lot of money - but a new study by Credit-Land.com aims to show them how choosing the right payment method can pay off big. Consumers who carry three or four credit cards in their wallets need to know which one to pull out ...
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Elizabeth Nelson is a contributing writer at Credit-Land.com. She has been writing for Credit-Land.com since July 2012.

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